COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State students said they’re being extra cautions after an armed robbery near the Ohio State campus just before 5:30 Saturday morning.
Ohio State officials sent out a neighborhood safety notice about the crime.
It stated a man reported being approached from two males from behind near East 14th Avenue and North Pearl Street.
The victim, described as an Ohio State associate, said the pair knocked him to the ground and took off with his bag, and cell phone.
He thinks both had hand guns as the bolted from the scene South on Pearl street.
“It’s unusual to hear crime this close to campus” said OSU Junior Nick Downing.
The victim described the suspect who took his valuables as a black male wearing a black hoodie, and bandanna across his face.
He didn’t get a look at the second suspect.
“It makes me want to be alert when I walk here by myself” said OSU sophomore Lilian Ostrander.
If you know anything about the case, you’re urged to contact the Columbus Division of Police at: 614-645-4266 or Crime Stoppers at: 614-645-8477.